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Quentin Tarantino breaks silence on Harvey Weinstein

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Celebrated director Quentin Tarantino has finally broken his silence over the sexual harassment allegations surrounding frequent collaborator Harvey Weinstein.

Tarantino addressed the allegations against his friend of 25 years via a tweet from Amber Tamblyn, reported Variety.

The actress posted a statement on friend Tarantino's behalf, which reads, "For the last week, I've been stunned and heartbroken about the revelations that have come to light about my friend for 25 years Harvey Weinstein. I need a few more days to process my pain, emotions, anger and memory and then I will speak publicly about it."

Weinstein has produced most of Tarantino's films "Pulp Fiction", "Inglourious Basterds", "Django Unchained" and "The Hateful Eight".

Many in the media have questioned the silence of Hollywood men in the wake of Weinstein scandal which grows bigger everyday with many female actors such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Cara Delevingne, Heather Graham and many others opening up about Weinstein.

Around three dozen women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment at the hands of the producer after a New York Times expose and the New Yorker article that broadened the claims to include rape.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 14:32 IST